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Wolfsburg snap up Julian Draxler from Schalke

Wolfsburg have secured the signature of Schalke 04 midfielder Julian Draxler on the final day of the European transfer window.

The German international had been heavily linked with a number of European heavyweights this summer, but the 21-year-old has opted to remain in the Bundesliga by joining the DFB Pokal holders on a five-year contract, that will keep him at the Volkswagen Arena until 2020.

The transfer fee believed to be in the range of €35m, according to The Guardian.

Draxler is set to replace Kevin De Bruyne, who joined the Premier League giants Manchester City on a six-year contract

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